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Kawngbu Destination Guide

Explore Kawngbu in Myanmar

Kawngbu in the region of Kachin is a town in Myanmar - some 332 mi or ( 534 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Kawngbu is now 01:58 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kohima, Itanagar, Imphal, Zhedao, and Zhangfeng. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kohima . Where to go and what to see in Kawngbu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Taping River

Taping River, also known as Ta Hkaw Hka in Kachin and Ta Ying Chiang(大盈江) in Chinese, is a river in northern Myanmar, formerly Burma. It is the first tributary of the country's chief river, the Irrawaddy, and the watersheds between it and the N'mai Hka river to the northwest and the rivers Shweli and Salween to the southeast form part of the boundary with China. Its source lies in Yingjiang County of Yunnan Province,China, and it enters the Irrawaddy near Bhamo, Kachin State.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.28 97.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Burma–China border, Geography of Yunnan, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Burma, Rivers of Yunnan

Bhamo

Bhamo (Burmese: ဗန်းမော်မြို့, also spelt Bamaw) is a city of Kachin State in northernmost part of Myanmar, located 186 km south from the capital city of Myitkyina. It is on the Ayeyarwady River. It lies within 65 km of the border with Yunnan Province, China. The population consists of Chinese and Shan, with Kachin peoples in the hills around the town. It is the administrative center of Bhamo District and Bhamo Township.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.27 97.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Irrawaddy River, Populated places in Kachin State, Township capitals of Burma

Bhamo Airport

Bhamo Airport is an airport serving Bhamo (Banmaw), a city in the Kachin State in northern Burma. It is also known as Banmaw Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.27 97.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma, Kachin State, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - China-Burma-India

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